A day in the life at Duke

Recorded Monday, April 12 at 09:00 PM

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About this livestream

School information

Duke University

Durham, NC

You’ve probably spent a lot of time thinking about your college applications — but what happens after you actually get in?

In this episode of A day in the life, Amanda will be discussing her experiences as a student at Duke. She’ll walk you through the typical week in the life of a student and, along the way, provide tips for schedule creation and time management.

Amanda will not only be covering classes, but also her extracurriculars and what she likes to do in her free time. Drop by to ask a few questions or stay for the whole stream for an in-depth look at what life is like at this regal university.

School information

Duke University

Durham, NC
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Undergrad College: Duke University '20

Major: Biology

Work Experience: Amanda has worked in four different research labs, two at Cambridge University (U.K) and two at Duke University. Additionally, Amanda worked as a tutor for Biology and Chemistry for several years and also served a sales manager for an apartment complex.

My Admissions Story: Amanda applied to colleges in both the UK and the US. After being accepted to Duke and visiting campus during the accepted students' weekend, Amanda knew that Duke was the perfect fit for her.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Amanda and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
6:42@gusgress3:What types of theatre opportunities does Duke have?
15:04@sanjanakota8:Did you apply internationally?
15:27@stemcurious:If I complete AP Spanish by the time I graduate from high school, what would be my options for Spanish?
35:57@Cmetz:What is Duke’s current policy on the pandemic in terms of classes. Will they be in person
37:06@Parent24:Where do you go/do after classes are over?
38:39@R9:How many semesters of spanish would be necessary to enter spanish courses in Duke?
39:42@Parent24:In your free time?
40:58@gusgress3:Are there any dorms with bathrooms in them or are they all just bedrooms? If so, can freshman have these types of rooms?
43:33@Parent24:What is the ratio localsxinternational students at Duke?
43:55@Cmetz:What do you see most graduates of Duke doing ? Do they get good jobs ? Go on to good grad schools ?
59:03@anonymous:Could you give tips on writing the essay?
60:17@stemcurious:If I am aiming for pre-med track, will it hurt me if I don't take AP world history, APUSH and AP human geography and just go for regular world history, us history?
61:16@anonymous:One last question what AP's did you take in high school?


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